Security Controls Evaluation Testing and Assessment Handbook

Security Controls Evaluation, Testing, and Assessment Handbook, Second Edition, provides a current and well-developed approach to evaluate and test IT security controls to prove they are functioning correctly. This handbook discusses the world of threats and potential breach actions surrounding all industries and systems. Sections cover how to take FISMA, NIST Guidance, and DOD actions, while also providing a detailed, hands-on guide to performing assessment events for information security professionals in US federal agencies. This handbook uses the DOD Knowledge Service and the NIST Families assessment guides as the basis for needs assessment, requirements and evaluation efforts. Provides direction on how to use SP800-53A, SP800-115, DOD Knowledge Service, and the NIST Families assessment guides to implement thorough evaluation efforts Shows readers how to implement proper evaluation, testing, assessment procedures and methodologies, with step-by-step walkthroughs of all key concepts Presents assessment techniques for each type of control, provides evidence of assessment, and includes proper reporting techniques

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  • Author : Leighton Johnson
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 788 pages
  • ISBN : 0128206241
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Security Controls Evaluation, Testing, and Assessment Handbook

Security Controls Evaluation, Testing, and Assessment Handbook
  • Author : Leighton Johnson
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 21 November 2019
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Security Controls Evaluation, Testing, and Assessment Handbook, Second Edition, provides a current and well-developed approach to evaluate and test IT security controls to prove they are functioning correctly. This handbook discusses the world of threats and potential breach actions surrounding all industries and systems. Sections cover how to take FISMA, NIST Guidance, and DOD actions, while also providing a detailed, hands-on guide to performing assessment events for information security professionals in US federal agencies. This handbook uses the DOD Knowledge

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  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release : 02 July 2022
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In order to protect company's information assets such as sensitive customer records, health care records, etc., the security practitioner first needs to find out: what needs protected, what risks those assets are exposed to, what controls are in place to offset those risks, and where to focus attention for risk treatment. This is the true value and purpose of information security risk assessments. Effective risk assessments are meant to provide a defendable analysis of residual risk associated with your key

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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 27 November 2020
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  • Author : Robert E. Davis
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 22 September 2021
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  • Author : Douglas Landoll
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 19 April 2016
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The Security Risk Assessment Handbook: A Complete Guide for Performing Security Risk Assessments provides detailed insight into precisely how to conduct an information security risk assessment. Designed for security professionals and their customers who want a more in-depth understanding of the risk assessment process, this volume contains real-wor

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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 02 July 2022
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  • Author : Stephen D. Gantz,Daniel R. Philpott
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release : 31 December 2012
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FISMA and the Risk Management Framework: The New Practice of Federal Cyber Security deals with the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), a law that provides the framework for securing information systems and managing risk associated with information resources in federal government agencies. Comprised of 17 chapters, the book explains the FISMA legislation and its provisions, strengths and limitations, as well as the expectations and obligations of federal agencies subject to FISMA. It also discusses the processes and activities necessary to

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  • Author : Gregory C. Rasner
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 11 June 2021
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STRENGTHEN THE WEAKEST LINKS IN YOUR CYBERSECURITY CHAIN Across the world, the networks of hundreds of different world-class organizations have been breached in a seemingly never-ending stream of attacks that targeted the trusted vendors of major brands. From Target to Equifax, Home Depot, and GM, it seems as if no company is safe from a third-party incident or breach, regardless of size. And the advanced threats are now exploiting the intersection of weaknesses in cybersecurity and third-party risk management. In

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  • Author : Karen Scarfone
  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • Release : 01 May 2009
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An info. security assessment (ISA) is the process of determining how effectively an entity being assessed (e.g., host, system, network, procedure, person) meets specific security objectives. This is a guide to the basic tech. aspects of conducting ISA. It presents tech. testing and examination methods and techniques that an org. might use as part of an ISA, and offers insights to assessors on their execution and the potential impact they may have on systems and networks. For an ISA

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  • Author : Laura P. Taylor
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release : 20 August 2013
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This comprehensive book instructs IT managers to adhere to federally mandated compliance requirements. FISMA Compliance Handbook Second Edition explains what the requirements are for FISMA compliance and why FISMA compliance is mandated by federal law. The evolution of Certification and Accreditation is discussed. This book walks the reader through the entire FISMA compliance process and includes guidance on how to manage a FISMA compliance project from start to finish. The book has chapters for all FISMA compliance deliverables and includes

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  • Author : Deanne Broad
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 03 May 2019
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This book provides an in-depth look at the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and the Certified Authorization Professional (CAP) (c) certification. This edition includes detailed information about the RMF as defined in both NIST SP 800-37 Revision 1 and NIST SP 800-37 Revision 2 as well as the changes to the CAP introduced on October 15th, 2018. Each chapter focuses on a specific portion of the RMF/CAP and ends with questions that will validate understanding of the topic. The book includes links to

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  • Author : Leighton Johnson
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release : 08 November 2013
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 08 October 2015
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The second edition of the Handbook of Test Development provides graduate students and professionals with an up-to-date, research-oriented guide to the latest developments in the field. Including thirty-two chapters by well-known scholars and practitioners, it is divided into five sections, covering the foundations of test development, content definition, item development, test design and form assembly, and the processes of test administration, documentation, and evaluation. Keenly aware of developments in the field since the publication of the first edition, including changes

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  • Author : Frederick T. L. Leong
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 02 July 2022
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"Sponsored by the International Testing Commission, The ITC Handbook of International Testing and Assessment is dedicated to the advancement of theory, research, and practice in the area of international testing and assessment in psychology, education, counseling, organizational behavior, human resource management, and related disciplines"--

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  • Author : Lee Brotherston,Amanda Berlin
  • Publisher : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • Release : 03 April 2017
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Despite the increase of high-profile hacks, record-breaking data leaks, and ransomware attacks, many organizations don’t have the budget to establish or outsource an information security (InfoSec) program, forcing them to learn on the job. For companies obliged to improvise, this pragmatic guide provides a security-101 handbook with steps, tools, processes, and ideas to help you drive maximum-security improvement at little or no cost. Each chapter in this book provides step-by-step instructions for dealing with a specific issue, including breaches